inspiresport, the UK’s leading team sport development company, has taken over as lead sponsor of the Northern Ireland Schools’ Cup.
The sponsorship deal, which replaces one previously held by Vauxhall, means that six trophies have been renamed as follows:
- inspiresport Minor Cup and Plate
- inspiresport Intermediate Cup and Plate
- inspiresport Senior Cup and Plate
- inspiresport Youth cup and plate
- inspiresport Girls’ Senior and Junior Cup
- inspiresport Small Schools’ Cup, under 13 and under 15
There will be 456 games across all these competitions, which will involve more than 4620 young football players in Northern Ireland.
Steve Butchart, inspiresport chief executive, said: We’re delighted with this new partnership, it gives us a great opportunity to work with schools and children across Northern Ireland and give them access to world-class sports teams, coaches and facilities across the globe.
NISFA Chairman Gary Kennedy added, We are delighted to have a partner with such great synergy. The Schools Cup is our main showpiece and with inspiresport on board I am sure the competition will continue to grow and prosper.
inspiresport is the UK’s leading team sport development tour company, providing truly once-in-a-lifetime access to the world’s top sports teams, coaches and facilities for young people of all abilities.
Founded a decade ago, inspiresport is exclusively endorsed by all the UK’s School Football Associations and partners with world-leading clubs including Real Madrid, Valencia CF, FC Porto, SL Benfica, AFC Ajax, and Feyenoord. inspiresport delivers truly bespoke itineraries and coaching programmes for each school party – tailored to individual needs and expectations.
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